Last night the Royal Opera House hosted a 'star-studded gala' to welcome the International O*****c Committee to London.
The exclusive beano was attended by several crowned heads of Europe as well as the usual functionaries.
And no, it won't be televised. The public will just have to make do with a 'Cultural' Olympiad comprising "daredevil dancers, balancing buses and poetry falling from the sky."
Here's what you missed (I'll spare the mayor).
Bryn Terfel and Placido Domingo:
Duncan Rock (of ENO) and Paloma Faith:
Sir Antonio Pappano and a Lady:
Peter Tatchell joins protestors outside the Royal Opera House. No, he wasn't complaining about access to the show, but violations of the Olympic Charter which include discrimination against women in the Iran and Saudi Arabia teams: